"Lu Xun's Hometown" Shaoxing by Bob_Shan

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Lu Xun - a famous writer in 1920~30's

Lu Xun, a well known Chinese writer, was born and brought up in Shao Xing. Zhou Shuren began to use "Lu Xun" as his written name after he became a writer. He spent his entire life to "awake people to fight for the nation". Given the background that China was invaded by Japan and other foreign countries during his period.

Lu Xun was praised by Chinese communist party and the government nowadays as a "fighter of nation", and many places which were mentioned in one or some of his novels are also famous today.

Many of those places are in Shao Xing, for example, Qian Heng resteraunt, Bai Cao Garden, San Wei Shu Wu, etc...

Today's Shao Xing: old town + modern district

Shao Xing has refurbished its downtown and expand to north-eastern with newly build districts.

  • Last visit to Shaoxing: Jul 2004
  • Intro Updated May 9, 2016
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